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A Boutique Matrimonial & Family Law Firm

Our practice is devoted exclusively to matrimonial and family law, including divorce, custody, visitation, paternity, child and spousal support, pre/post nuptial agreements, separation agreements, cohabitation and dissolution agreements, neglect and abuse proceedings and appeals.

The attorneys at DMG are recognized as both superb litigators and excellent negotiators. While we pride ourselves on being strong and aggressive advocates, we are also extremely mindful of the effects on those involved. Whether we are called upon to litigate or negotiate, we bring our collective years of experience, skill and energy to structure and execute creative, well-planned strategies to achieve our clients' goals. The satisfaction we derive from our practice comes from enabling our clients to move forward with their lives empowered, secure, and confident about their future and those of their loved ones.

Robert Z. Dobrish

Robert Z. Dobrish

Robert Z. Dobrish, the senior partner in our firm, is known as one of the premier matrimonial attorneys in New York. He has received an AV® Rating, the highest rating attainable by Martindale-Hubbell®, for over 35 years. U.S. News and World Report has rated his firm in the topmost tier.

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Robert S. Michaels

Robert S. Michaels

Robert S. Michaels has been practicing matrimonial and family law for more than thirty years. He is a skilled negotiator and trial attorney with years of experience resolving family and matrimonial matters in the areas of child custody, child and spousal support, and equitable distribution at the trial and appellate level.

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Nina S. Gross

Nina S. Gross

Nina Gross joined our firm in 1998 after she had worked at the Juvenile Rights Division of the Legal Aid Society, representing children in various family situations. As a New York divorce attorney, she has exclusively focused on the area of matrimonial and family law, dealing with complex custody matters and divorces with significant financial issues.

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David Elbaum

David Elbaum

David Elbaum has dedicated his professional life to the representation of individuals and the protection of their rights. He began his legal career in 2000 as a civil rights and constitutional lawyer, and in 2006, transitioned his practice into matrimonial and family law. As an honor's graduate with a heavy concentration in accounting, he possesses a unique skill set for the practice of matrimonial law.

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Merryl Steinberg

Merryl Steinberg

Merryl Steinberg graduated from New York Law School in 2006, and received her B.A. in legal studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. Attorney Steinberg began her career in matrimonial and family during law school when she interned for the Honorable John Stackhouse, J.S.C. while he served on the Matrimonial Bench, and she has exclusively practiced family and matrimonial law ever since graduating law school.

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Samantha Slepowitz

Samantha Slepowitz

Samantha Slepowitz joined our team of New York divorce lawyers in 2007. Her primary concentration is in drafting complex agreements, including cohabitation agreements, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, divorce settlement agreements, and child support and custody agreements. Her ability to set forth complicated notions in straightforward terms is often the key to reaching resolution. She has a keen eye for details and is known for being meticulous with every case she handles.

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Allison Berecz

Allison Berecz

Allison Berecz has been concentrating in matrimonial and family law since 2006, when she first participated in an internship program concentrating on support and custody matters with mothers who survived the trauma of violence in their homes. Since graduating from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2008, she has continually and exclusively worked in all areas of family law, and joined our firm in 2010.

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Eric Saar

Eric Saar

Eric Saar has been concentrating his practice to the representation of clients in complex matrimonial and family law matters since his admission to the Illinois state Bar in 2010 and the New York State Bar in 2012. As a skilled New York divorce lawyer, he is experienced in handling all aspects of matrimonial and family law matters including the division of complex assets, contested custody matters, pre and postnuptial agreements, and spousal and child support issues.

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Brooke Rosenberg

Brooke Rosenberg

Brooke Rosenberg graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2013 where she focused her studies in matrimonial and family law, participating in Cardozo's divorce mediation and family law clinics.

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Barbara E. Handschu

Barbara E. Handschu

Barbara Ellen Handschu, is recognized as a leader in the national matrimonial bar associations. She serves as special counsel to the New York divorce lawyers at our firm. She is a graduate of New York University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and of University of Michigan's law school.

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